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Collision in Gateshead

15 Feb 2015 11:35 AM

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision in Gateshead.

The incident happened when a motorist drove through a closed road and then collided further down the road with a parked unoccupied works vehicle.

It happened at 00.21am, the early minutes of Sunday, February 15, on the access slip-road onto the A1 southbound carriageway at the Coalhouse roundabout.

No one was injured as a result of the collision.

A 31-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving and is currently in police custody.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101, extension 69191, quoting log number 48 of 15/02/15 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.